Definition of OPS
- Trout is on track for a third season with an OPS greater than .950. Only two players had three such years through their age-22 season: Ted Williams (1939-41) and Jimmie Fox (1928-30), neither of whom played defense or ran like Trout.
- —Tom Verducci
- During that span he averaged 29 home runs and hit .301 with a .922 OPS, numbers rarely witnessed at his position …
- —Ben Reiter
- One formula used more and more for comparing the greatest hitters ever is adding the on-base and slugging percentages, which produces a statistic called OPS. Agreed upon by baseball analysts and statisticians alike, OPS … paints the most complete picture of how a hitter dominates his era.
- —Kenneth Shouler